Pepe desperate to earn new contract and stay at Real Madrid

Ronaldo ambition and energy key for Madrid against Atleti says Zidane

Ronaldo ambition and energy key for Madrid against Atleti says Zidane

But following Atletico Madrid's 1-1 draw with bitter rivals Real Madrid yesterday, the Frenchman explained why he is being so coy. Real's play has been littered with lapses of concentration in defence and they have often had to rely on late escape acts to see them through hard games.

Earlier in the day, Pablo Piatti's goal gave Espanyol a 1-0 win over Alaves, while Friday night saw Villarreal win 3-1 at home to Athletic Club Bilbao. "I can not say nothing about my future, I will not speculate", the French coach said.

"I want to still see you wearing the Madrid top, hopefully you're able to remain".

Zidane was appointed in January previous year after Benitez - now at Newcastle United - was sacked with Madrid third in LaLiga at the time and reports suggesting that senior players had become frustrated with the team's approach. Defending set pieces could also be crucial as Diego Godin is always one of the most risky threats on Atletico's side.

He was eventually beaten by Ronaldo after Luka Modric won the ball back and played him in, but a stunning headed clearance off the line from Stefan Savic kept the score level. We need the points for our own objectives.

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"Th French manger also spoke bout his continuity in Real Madrid in the next season:" You must ask someone else, not me.

Real Madrid defender Pepe has said he is ready to wait "until the last second" to receive a contract extension from the Liga giants.

Sevilla got a goal in the first minute by Stevan Jovetic, and overcame a double by Gael Kakuta, to end a six-game winless streak.

Now, 10 points adrift of Real Madrid and eight behind second-place Barcelona, Atletico's chances of winning a trophy again rest in the European Cup, where it is set to play Leicester in the Champions League quarterfinals.

Madrid travel to Bayern Munich for the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday.

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